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    Jose Antonio Jarvis, born 11/22/1901, the offspring of a minister of the African Methodist Church, Joseph W. Jarvis & Mercedes Duvergee, a Roman Catholic St. Thomian. Brought up by Ms Mary Hughustein, whom Jarvis referred to as his Godmother, he grew up on Gamble Gade in Savan.

    John Davis Merwin, the son of Miles and Marguerite L Merwin (nee Fleming), was born on St. Croix 9/26/1921. Spending his early childhood on St. Croix, he attended the Antigua Grammar School from which he graduated in 1937.

    Albert E. Daniel, a native of St. Thomas and son of Lucy Ann and Charles Daniel, Charlotte Amalie, was born 5/16/1897. Mr. Daniel, with no formal training in the field of art, was a self-taught artist and sculptor.

    The Virgin Islands were given an extra touch of beauty on 11/11/1950 when Cherri Creque was born to her parents, James and Lavida (nee Blyden) Creque. At the early age of 3 Cherri started school, beccoming a member of the National Honor Society during her sophomore year at Sts. Peter and Paul High School.

    Carribean Cruise from Puerto Rico to St Thomas, St. John, St Lucia, Guadeloupe, Antigua, St Croix then sail back to San Juan.

    4/7/1921-1/2/1978 ~ The Honorable Cyril Emmanuel King was inaugurated the 2nd elected Governor of the US Virgin Islands on 1/6/1975. Born on St. Croix, Gov. King attended St. Ann's Catholic School at Barren Spot & graduated from St. Mary's Catholic School in Christiansted. Prior to his Honorable Discharge from the US Army, he served a 20-month tour of duty in Hawaii during World War II.

    Chocolate Hole, St. John, USVI

    Marriott Frenchman's Reef - St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

    St Thomas

    While the Virgin Islands have produced great men whose physical or mental attributes have merited them recognition in our hall of fame, few women have been thus honored. Mildred Verona Nee Watlington Anduze whose achievements as a wife, mother, educator, alturist, was a lady who has contributed to her islands in an area that touches human feelings deeper than many great names can claim. Born 11/9/1891, her parents were Arthur Leopold & Elizabeth D. Watlington (nee Corbiere). (Read more at UVI.)